Unless otherwise noted, meetings are generally held at the Dutch Church, 7 Austin Friars, London EC2N 2HA (nearest tubes: Bank, Liverpool Street).
Saturday 4th November, at the Dutch Church
A history of fake lutes, talk by David van Edwards, women and the lute, talk and concert by Matthew Spring and Galliarda, talk on Englishwomen and the lute in 17th century by Sara Salloum, mini recital from Kristiina Watt.
No need to book - all welcome just turn up, and bring friends and family. The day is free, except for the final recital, tickets £13 including wine, tea, and home-made cake, on sale during the day, concessions on request.
If you are booking an advanced train ticket, our recitals usually end around 5.45 pm and always by 6 pm when we vacate the hall.
Other meetings and dates in 2023
Details subject to change.
Nov 9th-11th Lute Society stall at London International Festival of Early Music, Blackheath
We have an annual residential weekend, currently held at Benslow Music in Hitchin. We offer bursaries to students every year to attend. See some recent reflections and review for LuteFest 2020. The next Benslow Lutefest will be held on March 7th-10th 2024 with Jacob Heringman, Lynda Sayce, Matthew Spring, Sara Stowe, and two other teachers tba.